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Definition of wean verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



wean somebody/something (off/from something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they wean
he / she / it weans
past simple weaned
-ing form weaning
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to gradually stop feeding a baby or young animal with its mother's milk and start feeding it with solid food Leopard cubs are weaned at three months. Phrasal Verbswean somebody off/from somethingwean somebody on something
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: wean